Urinary Tract Infection and its association with Parenteral Diarrhea in Children

Nabeel Ahmad, Maryam Farooq, Hassan Farooq


Abstract: To evaluate the incidence of urinary tract infection and its correlation with diarrhea in children.

Materials and Methods: Non randomized sampling was done on 200 patients having diarrhea. For urinary sample collection all the aseptic methods were used while catherization of the patient. Urine was sent for the culture to a reliable lab and signs and symptoms of all the patients were noted. Patient management was done with standardized techniques.

Results: Urinary tract infection was confirmed in 60 patients out of the 200 selected ones. Escherichia Coli, Proteus, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Citrobacter were the most commonly isolated organisms seen on the culture report.

Key Words: Urinary Tract Infection, Diarrhea, Microorganisms.

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